The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 502 553 550
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -3
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 144 85 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.07% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 45
Median daily rate £375 £433 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +7.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £306 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8750 7936 7216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 4471 3865
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 469 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 108 £388 -9.88% 8
Scotland +14 34 £292 -35.11%
South East +19 33 £350 -26.31% 2
Renfrewshire - 26 £310 -
Erskine - 26 £310 -
West Midlands -20 19 £380 +20.15% 1
London -33 18 £471 +8.33% 3
Telford -23 15 £380 +22.58% 1
Shropshire -23 15 £380 +22.08% 1
Berkshire +3 13 £325 +18.18% 1
East of England +18 12 £495 +57.60% 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £495 -
Yorkshire +8 11 £443 +10.00% 1
North East -50 9 £315 -
Hampshire - 9 £363 -
Reading - 9 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £538 +13.15% 1
West Yorkshire -4 7 £443 +10.00% 1
Durham - 7 £350 -
Milton Keynes +13 5 £538 +13.15%
South West +6 4 £350 -41.66%
Glasgow +6 4 £263 -41.66%
Halifax +1 4 £443 +10.00%
Sheffield - 4 £388 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £475 -
Croydon - 4 £471 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £388 -
Leeds -1 3 £498 - 1
Winchester - 3 £375 -
Bristol - 3 £350 -

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 232 (99.15%) F5
2 174 (74.36%) Cisco
3 168 (71.79%) Firewall
4 138 (58.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 136 (58.12%) CheckPoint
6 115 (49.15%) Load Balancing
7 103 (44.02%) BIG-IP
8 87 (37.18%) Juniper
9 85 (36.32%) Cisco Certification
10 79 (33.76%) Cisco ASA
11 74 (31.62%) Network Security
12 67 (28.63%) CCNP
13 65 (27.78%) Fortinet
14 62 (26.50%) DNS
15 50 (21.37%) Finance
15 50 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (20.94%) BGP
17 46 (19.66%) Internet
18 45 (19.23%) Blue Coat
19 43 (18.38%) LAN
19 43 (18.38%) WAN
20 41 (17.52%) ITIL
21 40 (17.09%) OSPF
22 38 (16.24%) CCNA
22 38 (16.24%) Network Management
23 37 (15.81%) TippingPoint
24 35 (14.96%) SSL
24 35 (14.96%) TCP/IP
25 34 (14.53%) HP
26 33 (14.10%) Data Centre

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (9.40%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.28%) Apache
2 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) nginx
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) MS Office
1 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (71.79%) Firewall
2 138 (58.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 103 (44.02%) BIG-IP
4 79 (33.76%) Cisco ASA
5 74 (31.62%) Network Security
6 62 (26.50%) DNS
7 50 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 49 (20.94%) BGP
9 46 (19.66%) Internet
10 43 (18.38%) LAN
10 43 (18.38%) WAN
11 40 (17.09%) OSPF
12 35 (14.96%) SSL
12 35 (14.96%) TCP/IP
13 28 (11.97%) HTTP
13 28 (11.97%) VPN
14 24 (10.26%) MPLS
15 23 (9.83%) Cisco PIX
16 22 (9.40%) Wireless
17 16 (6.84%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.43%) Gitweb
1 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 50 (21.37%) Finance
2 13 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.27%) Banking
4 6 (2.56%) Retail
5 4 (1.71%) Law
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Local Government
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Billing
7 2 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 127 (54.27%) Network Engineer
2 37 (15.81%) Security Engineer
3 23 (9.83%) Network Security Engineer
3 23 (9.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (8.12%) Consultant
5 18 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 17 (7.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (5.56%) IP Security Engineer
7 13 (5.56%) Network Specialist
8 12 (5.13%) Administrator
8 12 (5.13%) Senior Security Engineer
9 11 (4.70%) Design Engineer
9 11 (4.70%) Network Consultant
10 10 (4.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 9 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Security Consultant
12 7 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.98%) CSS
2 4 (1.71%) Middleware
2 4 (1.71%) REST
2 4 (1.71%) SOAP
3 3 (1.28%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.43%) Java EE
5 1 (0.43%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.70%) User Experience
5 7 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.56%) PKI
7 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) BBC
9 2 (0.85%) Clustering
9 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) CMDB
10 1 (0.43%) DataPower
10 1 (0.43%) Fintech
10 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.69%) Linux
2 17 (7.26%) Unix
3 7 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (49.15%) Load Balancing
2 41 (17.52%) ITIL
3 38 (16.24%) Network Management
4 31 (13.25%) Network Monitoring
5 30 (12.82%) ITIL V3
6 25 (10.68%) Capacity Planning
7 23 (9.83%) High Availability
8 18 (7.69%) Migration
9 16 (6.84%) Data Privacy
10 15 (6.41%) DDoS Mitigation
11 14 (5.98%) Network Architecture
12 11 (4.70%) Change Management
12 11 (4.70%) Network Design
13 10 (4.27%) Change Control
13 10 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (3.85%) Performance Management
14 9 (3.85%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (2.99%) Deep Packet Inspection
16 7 (2.99%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.14%) SQL
2 4 (1.71%) Tcl
3 3 (1.28%) Perl
3 3 (1.28%) Python
4 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.85%) C
4 2 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.43%) AWK
5 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.43%) PHP
5 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (36.32%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (28.63%) CCNP
3 38 (16.24%) CCNA
4 28 (11.97%) Security Cleared
5 25 (10.68%) SC Cleared
6 22 (9.40%) CCSE
7 19 (8.12%) CCIE
8 12 (5.13%) CCSA
8 12 (5.13%) Degree
9 9 (3.85%) CISSP
10 8 (3.42%) JNCIS
11 7 (2.99%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.71%) CCDP
12 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.85%) CCDA
14 2 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (0.85%) HND
14 2 (0.85%) ISEB
14 2 (0.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.27%) SLA
2 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.26%) ProxySG
2 15 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.42%) Firmware
4 6 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.14%) vSphere
6 4 (1.71%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) ACF2
7 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.43%) KVM
7 1 (0.43%) NFS
7 1 (0.43%) RACF
7 1 (0.43%) Squid
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (6.84%) FortiGate
2 13 (5.56%) OPNET
3 11 (4.70%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.85%) Nagios
7 1 (0.43%) Ansible
7 1 (0.43%) Cacti
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.43%) Graphite
7 1 (0.43%) Graylog
7 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.43%) Icinga
7 1 (0.43%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) Puppet
7 1 (0.43%) Salt
7 1 (0.43%) StatsD
7 1 (0.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 232 (99.15%) F5
2 174 (74.36%) Cisco
3 136 (58.12%) CheckPoint
4 87 (37.18%) Juniper
5 65 (27.78%) Fortinet
6 45 (19.23%) Blue Coat
7 37 (15.81%) TippingPoint
8 34 (14.53%) HP
9 28 (11.97%) SolarWinds
10 19 (8.12%) Nokia
11 17 (7.26%) Palo Alto
11 17 (7.26%) Riverbed
12 16 (6.84%) BMC
12 16 (6.84%) VMware
13 14 (5.98%) CA
14 10 (4.27%) Microsoft
15 8 (3.42%) Citrix
15 8 (3.42%) Intel Security
16 6 (2.56%) Aruba
16 6 (2.56%) Oracle
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago